The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South West / Dorset
Rank 47 78 84
Rank change year-on-year +31 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Ruby 5 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.33% 0.56% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 1.00% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 12
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 246 399 558
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 65.60% 56.12% 71.63%
Number of salaries quoted 229 303 493
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Ruby as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Dorset

Ruby
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ruby in Dorset.

Salary trend for Ruby in Dorset

Ruby
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Dorset over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ruby in Dorset

Ruby
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +31 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Sturminster Newton - 1 £30,000 -
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) WCF
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (80.00%) Node.js
1 4 (80.00%) Web Application Development
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 4 (80.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) HTML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (80.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (80.00%) Node.js
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python